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Sarah Burdo

Sarah Burdo, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Burdo
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Dressmaker/manteau maker
Date of Death: 1834
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 10
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 28th August, 2012 wrote:

Sarah Burdo/Burdoe/Bordeaux was indicted, along with Rebecca Davison/Davidson, for stealing 3 guineas, and 1 half-crown, the property of Robert Taylor.

1/6/1794: Married Isaac Archer at St Phillips, Syd.  On the marriage certificate, she was Sarah Bordeaux.

A manteau maker by trade she worked as a midwife in the Colony and was still with Archer when the 1828 Census was taken.  She was then 73.

16/7/1834: Sarah was buried at St James’ Sydney.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 28th August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1834-00-00, gender f

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